She has also appeared on Sesame Street along with Prairie Dawn, Telly Monster and Merry Monster in a song about the letter O. In the segment, she wears Western-style clothing and a traditional west African head wrap both made of kente cloth. She also appeared in Coming Home: Military Families Cope With Change, with the Sesame Street Muppets and John Mayer.
Her film roles include parts in Chicago, and Bringing Down the House (with Steve Martin). She is also a cosmetics model for Cover Girl.